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Old 10-27-2005, 05:51 PM   #1
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"xhost +root" fails


How do I allow root connect to my display using xhost?

Code:
$ xhost +root
xhost:  bad hostname "root"
$ xhost +root@localhost
root@localhost being added to access control list
X Error of failed request:  BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation)
  Major opcode of failed request:  109 (X_ChangeHosts)
  Value in failed request:  0xfe
  Serial number of failed request:  6
  Current serial number in output stream:  8
I am on Fedora Core 4.
 
Old 10-27-2005, 08:20 PM   #2
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Code:
xhost +localhost
 
Old 11-04-2005, 02:41 PM   #3
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Sorry, I meant only root. This is for a terminal server which will have some 20-40 users, and I don't want users to be able to access each other's displays.
 
  


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